february, 2020

29feb12:00 PM2:00 PMOAKDALE PLUNGELeap for two great causes on Leap Day!

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The Oakdale Plunge returns in 2020 with a special Leap Day Edition on Saturday, February 29 starting at noon at Oakdale Lake.

In 2019, Hudson’s second annual Plunge raised over $18,000 , evenly split between the Hudson Fire Department’s all volunteer Water Rescue and Dive Team and the Hudson Youth Department. 76 people braved Oakdale Lake’s icy water and thrilled an enthusiastic crowd of supporters. 12 Teams took the plunge, including representatives of our local Police Dept, Library and Hospital, along with colorfully costumed local characters.

This year’s goal is to raise $25,000 and once again support these two fundamental community organizations. The Dive Team will devote its share of the proceeds to the purchase of essential rescue equipment and maintaining their aging inventory of safety gear. The Youth Department’s share will go towards improving Oakdale Lake, a public facility for swimming, fishing and boating that is home to the city’s summer day camp, serving over 100 low income youth for 6 weeks every summer.

Make a splash and support your local heroes! Sign up as an individual or plunge as a team. Visit OakdalePlunge.com to register on-line or make a donation in support of another brave plunger.

Prizes are awarded for Top Fundraising and Best Costume.

Special thanks to the many areas business who provide vital underwriting for this popular event:

Avalanche Sponsors: Columbia Memorial Health and Metzwood Insurance.

Iceberg Sponsors: Bioforce USA, Hudson Business Coalition, The Maker, and Wagner Hodgson.

Icecube Sponsors: Carrie Haddad Gallery, Columbia County Tourism, deMarchin, Drop Forge & Tool, Finch Hudson, Foley & Cox, Oak Pizzeria, Peggy Polenberg Real Estate, Pro Printers, TK Home & Garden, and Wellnow Urgent Care


(Saturday) 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Oakdale Lake

132 N. 6th Street, Hudson NY 12534

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Free for Spectators, $30 Registration for Plungers

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